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Trip to Germany announced

Associate professor of German Julia Gruber is looking for 10 students to travel abroad to Berlin, Vienna, Hamburg and Salzburg from May 11-25.   German major Nancy Webb said she always liked the idea of moving abroad and attending the trip last year made her sure.   The trip costs […]

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Event planning and management minor added course catalog

Tech officials added an event planning and management minor to the course catalog this semester.   Communication professor Dr. Colleen Mestayer noticed a surge of interest in event planning and after she successfully work-shopped the class last semester, the board of trustees approved it as an official minor.   “It […]

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Students, faculty approach advisement differently

With advisement starting Monday, some students and advisors have different understandings of their roles resulting in conflicting perspectives. “Sometimes students don’t have what they need, and they can rely on advisors too much,” said Edith Duvier, director of Student Success Center. “We email tips to them before advisement week that […]

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Engineers develop technology to find missing pilot

Tech engineering students are developing technology to help in a search to find a missing pilot in Venezuela. Six engineering students built a prototype launch and recovery system for a small, unmanned plane that can be used to search vast jungles. John Petry, Jordan Jozwik, Ryan Schewe, Will Owens, Ben […]

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New Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club offers career-building opportunities to members

After working for months on the paperwork and meetings, the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club is an official organization at Tech. Since last summer, Andy Ligon, a senior pre-veterinary medicine and animal science major, has worked on developing plans for the Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club, with the help of Timothy Pearson, a junior […]